Mr. Matthew Diemer

Mr. Matthew Diemer

Postgraduate Student
Department of Civil Engineering
Room BG06-14, Building 79P, Clayton Campus

Matthew has a background in Urban Planning and Design, with a particular interest in alternative modes of transport and their effects on development patterns. He has held professional roles in State, Regional, and Local government agencies throughout Southern California with responsibilities focused around mobility planning and streetscape design.

He is currently undertaking his PhD at Monash University on Placemaking & Streetscape Design: Measuring Perceived Place Quality and Understanding its Implications for Tram Modernisation.


  • Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Studies, Loyola Marymount University
  • Master of Urban and Regional Planning, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • Doctor of Philosophy,(Ph.D), Transport Engineering, Monash University


Public Transport Research Group, Monash University.

Awards and Prize

2017 – Scholarship to attend the ‘Universal Access to Public Transport: Linking People and Places’ Research Café held at the University of Auckland

2016 – Conference Facilitator Scholarship to attend the Placemaking Leadership Forum in Vancouver, BC

Last modified: 30/08/2018